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Re: [vox-tech] the answer to all my virus problems

made some progress i think....

based on the exim system filter that i found here:


and adding the following to my /etc/exim.conf file:

message_filter = /etc/exim/system_filter.exim
message_body_visible = 5000

exim seems to be rejecting messages that contain potentially harmful
payloads... now i just need to modify this a little more to do away with the
current junk... and then a little something to take out any HTML garbage!


on 03.9.21 10:55 AM, p@dirac.org at p@dirac.org was reported to have writen:

> hi dylan,
> On Sun 21 Sep 03, 12:03 PM, dylan <dylan@iici.no-ip.org> said:
>> thanks pete, i will take a look...
>> so far i have been able to dig up the following sites:
>> http://www.exim.org/exim-html-3.20/doc/html/filter_toc.html
>> http://colondot.net/mbm/mailfilter.shtml
> heh.  i'm at the exim.org site right now, going over their mailing list
> archives.  i'm seeing lots of relevent stuff.  the question is whether i
> can force exim to drop a connection after it sees a 13 byte string,
> rather than waiting for the whole multiple kilobyte message to be
> transfered...
>> i will have to spend some time reading these before i am able to make sense
>> of them...
>> i tried a simple filter of my own design... however, all of my mail was
>> getting stuck on the server... and had to use 'exim -qff -v' to get it back!
>> dylan
> whoever gets the answer first posts it.   kay?   :-)
> pete

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